Cuba’s War on Wi-Fi
Meanwhile, some in the U.S. propose strengthening ETECSA’s monopoly and modernizing its infrastructure.
Apparently, they don’t understand that ETECSA is the source of the Castro regime’s censorship, not the solution.
Thus, the U.S. should continue finding ways to help the Cuban people get around this censorship, not contributing to its perpetrators.
By Cuban blogger Yusnaby Perez in Cubanet:
War Against Wi-Fi
For various weeks now, throughout Cuba, but particularly in Havana, there have been widespread home searches and confiscation of equipment with Wi-Fi technology. ETECSA, the state telecommunications monopoly, arrives at homes, enters and confiscates wireless routers and signal receptors/antennas. The reason for this is that, in the last few years, there has been a rise in Havana and in other municipalities of clandestine networks that virtually connect thousands of Cubans.
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